Zillow Advice: Rentals - Rules for deducting rental income/loss in California http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Rules-for-deducting-rental-income-loss-in-California/422853/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate You need to meet with a tax ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Rules-for-deducting-rental-income-loss-in-California/422853/ You need to meet with a tax accountant. <br/><br/>If I understand properly, you are wishing to double count expenses.&nbsp; If you incur the expense once you can count it once.&nbsp; Fri, 25 Nov 2011 14:58:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Rules-for-deducting-rental-income-loss-in-California/422853/ 2011-11-25T14:58:00Z Chris, I would recommend ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Rules-for-deducting-rental-income-loss-in-California/422853/ Chris, I would recommend that you talk to a credited accountant regarding this matter. Unfortunatly, <a href="http://www.zillow.com/directory/real-estate-agents/">Real Estate Agents</a> are not allowed to give legal advice&nbsp; <em>[website deleted by Zillow moderator.&nbsp; Please refer to our Good Neighbor Policy]</em>. Best, Joshua Rabinovitz. Fri, 25 Nov 2011 05:19:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Rules-for-deducting-rental-income-loss-in-California/422853/ 2011-11-25T05:19:00Z